Video: Remembering Desertmartin’s war dead

Desertmartin man Sam Hudson is compiling a book on villagers’ who served and those who were killed during both World War I and World War II.

He would be interested to hear from anyone who has any information, names, photographs, medals etc.

Sam Hudson shows off The Dead Man's Penny.

Sam Hudson shows off The Dead Man's Penny.

“This is a great and maybe the last opportunity to have your relatives contribution during the wars recognised and recorded,” he said.

It is hoped to launch the book in June, so information is needed as quickly as possible. If you have any information please contact Sam on (028) 79632058 or

Full story in Thursday’s South Derry Mid-Ulster Mail.